Warm with inland showers this evening, increasing rain chances as we head into the weekend

Jacksonville’s weekend forecast will include passing downpours

Patchy fog forms early Friday

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Today was warm and sunny, topping out in the mid 80s with a nice easterly wind around 10 mph. Expect inland afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms to fire up, mainly along I-75. They will fade after sunset.

Overnight will be mostly cloudy and muggy, with temperatures sinking slowly into the low 70s.

Friday starts off with patchy fog and warms quickly into the mid 80s. We’ll see breaks in the clouds, and the afternoon will be the sunniest part of the day. We will see and afternoon round of showers pushing through some areas, especially between 5-7p.m.

The weekend will be warmer and wetter, with southerly winds pumping warm tropical air over our area. Saturday warms into the upper 80s with 60% chances for passing showers and thunderstorms, most likely in the afternoon and early evening.

Sunday starts out in the low to mid 70s and warms up into the upper 80s with 60% chances for showers and thunderstorms.

Monday we start drying out, with a few isolated showers left over. Tuesday and Wednesday will be gorgeous, with cooler starts in the 60s, mostly sunny skies, less humidity, and warm afternoons in the mid to low 80s.

Rain chances increasing as we head into the weekend.